Multiple chemical sensitivity in patients exposed to moisture damage at work and in general working-age population—The SAMDAW study

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Abstract

A considerable proportion of patients having respiratory tract or voice symptoms associated with workplace moisture damage (MD) could have multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS). MCS is characterized by symptoms of different organ systems in association with low-level chemical ex-posure. The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of MCS among patients referred to secondary health care because of respiratory or voice symptoms associated with workplace MD compared to the general working-age population. Using three subscales of the QEESI

Original languageEnglish
Article number12296
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Volume18
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2021
Publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • Chemical intolerance
  • Dampness
  • MCS
  • Moisture damage
  • Mold
  • Multiple chemical sensitivity

Publication forum classification

  • Publication forum level 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pollution
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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